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As a Student Entrepreneur, Expect Crunch Time All the Time

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Starting a business while still in school can be incredibly rewarding, yet also shockingly draining. Here are seven truths about entrepreneurship that CollegeTrep Karim Abouelnaga wish he knew earlier.
August 6, 2013 in Starting a Business

Young-Social Entrepreneur Miki Agrawal on Blazing Your Own Trail

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In her new book Do Cool Sh*t, Miki Agrawal discusses the importance of living the life you want, not what others expect of you.
August 6, 2013 in Young Entrepreneurs

What Bluffing, Folding and Betting Can Teach You About Entrepreneurship

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After participating in the World Series of Poker, Matthew Toren provides insight on similarities between poker and running a business.
August 2, 2013 in Starting a Business

When to Ditch the Job for Your Startup Dream

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Co-founder of SkyMall Inc. and Worthworm Alan Lobock dishes advice on the right time to leave your day job.
July 31, 2013 in Starting a Business

Startups Get Hacked Too: 5 Security Tips to Implement Today

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With startups becoming an easy target for cyber attacks, find out how you can protect your company.
July 30, 2013 in Grow Your Business

University-Backed Businesses That Put Students in the Driver's Seat

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Student-run businesses aim to give aspiring entrepreneurs an opportunity to test their mettle.
July 30, 2013 in Starting a Business

Entrepreneurship Won't Make You Rich and Other Hard Truths

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Want to know the cold hard truth about entrepreneurship before you start up? Keep reading.
July 26, 2013 in Young Entrepreneurs
Why You Might (Still) Want to Consider Launching in Detroit

Why You Might (Still) Want to Consider Launching in Detroit

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Entrepreneurs in the Motor City have to deal with lackluster public services, but they also get access to cheap facilities and an unsaturated market.
July 19, 2013 in Location
How One Young Entrepreneur Built a Credit Card Processing Empire at 16

How One Young Entrepreneur Built a Credit Card Processing Empire at 16

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You know what they say about one man's trash? It's another man's goldmine. Here's the story of how Harbortouch's Jared Isaacman saw an opportunity and grabbed.
July 7, 2013 in Starting a Business

Where to Find a Community If You're a Solopreneur

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No entrepreneur is an island. From incubators to co-working spaces to networking events, support groups for fellow business owners are springing up across the country.
July 5, 2013 in Starting a Business

6 Signs You're Ready to Declare Your Entrepreneurial Independence

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Think you are ready for startup land? Here are six signs you are ready to take the leap into entrepreneurship.
July 5, 2013 in Young Entrepreneurs

Want to Land Key Mentors for Your Startup? Give Them Something of Value

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Being able to bounce ideas off of mentors will be vital for your business, but how do you find these key people? Here are three tips.
July 2, 2013 in Starting a Business

Are You Ready to Start Up? 3 Tips Before You Launch

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Prior to jumping into the world of entrepreneurship, you need to be 100 percent ready mentally, physically and financially.
June 28, 2013 in Starting a Business
5 Business Secrets They Won't Teach You in the Classroom

5 Business Secrets They Won't Teach You in the Classroom

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College may have helped fill your head with reams of information but here are five lessons your professors didn't teach you.
June 27, 2013 in Starting a Business

Partnering Your Way to Startup Success

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Entrepreneur Matt Clark explains why pouring money into finding your ideal business partner may be your best bet.
June 25, 2013 in Grow Your Business

A Case for Exploring Alternative Capitalism Models

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While not a love story, capitalism is certainly epic. Here's a look at what other forms have emerged in recent years.
June 9, 2013 in Business Ideas

Do We Really Need an Alternative Form of Capitalism?

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While not a love story, capitalism is certainly epic.
May 23, 2013 in Young Entrepreneurs

When to Ditch the Coffee Shop for Co-Working

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Workplace expert and entrepreneur Liz Elam on knowing when to say when to working out of your local café in favor of more professional accommodations.
May 15, 2013 in Starting a Business

3 Tips for Newbie Entrepreneurs on Starting a Business

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Workplace expert and entrepreneur Liz Elam offers some advice about starting a business with little experience.
May 8, 2013 in Starting a Business

Attention College Treps: The 10 Best Cities to Live After Graduation (Infographic)

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With graduation day just around the corner, find out the best places for new grads to live.
April 15, 2013 in Starting a Business

Blue, Green, Gold? How to Manage Employees Based on their "Color" Temperaments

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Authors Susan Geary and Anne Bulstrode provide a simple way for entrepreneurs to decipher employees’ temperaments -- and how to handle them.
April 3, 2013 in Starting a Business

Why the World Needs More Brilliant 'Stupid' Ideas

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Next time someone says your business idea has more 'hair than brains,' consider the countless examples of fellow stupid-successful entrepreneurs.
March 8, 2013 in Starting a Business

How Informational Meetings Can Expand Your Network and Influence

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Want to network and bone up on the industry you’re hoping to launch into? Business coach Antonio Neves offers some tips for how to master the art of informational meetings.
February 28, 2013 in Starting a Business
Most New Business Ideas Hatching for 6 or More Months

Most New Business Ideas Hatching for 6 or More Months

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A new report shows that most new business owners spend months working on their business plan prior to starting up.
February 28, 2013 in Business Ideas
Video: Taking on Risk, Embracing Rejection and Other Startup Lessons From the TrenchesPlay Video

Taking on Risk, Embracing Rejection and Other Startup Lessons From the Trenches (Video)

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What you can learn from the most successful entrepreneurs when faced with these common startup challenges.
February 26, 2013 in Startup Basics

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